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A Simple Guide to Setting Up a Business in the UK [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Katie Thompson on July 28, 2014

Have you ever thought about starting a business in the UK? Setting up a business can take time, effort and resources, but it needn’t be a complicated process to get your head around. All it takes is a great idea for a product or service...

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How to make the most out of social media for small businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Pamela Bustard on June 16, 2014

Thanks to the explosion of social media channels, small businesses have many more opportunities to reach audiences, get their brand name out there and assist customer relations; the digital landscape in the business industry has never thrived so much. From Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn...

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Office Insurance – Playing it Safe with Workplace Cover

Posted by Katie Thompson on September 22, 2014

If you’re seeking a bespoke office insurance policy tailored to your specific business needs, there are a number of factors that need to be considered. No matter what precautions are taken, the work environment is filled with many potential hazards. This is why it’s so...

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Retailers: Does Increasing Prices Pay Off?

Posted by Katie Thompson on September 22, 2014

Rising business costs and falling profits are among the reasons why retailers often see no other choice but to increase prices. While this decision is often not taken lightly, new research carried out by global consulting firm Simon-Kucher and Partners found that upping the price...

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Government Invests £4 Million in SME Cyber Security Sector

Posted by Katie Thompson on September 22, 2014

UK small businesses in the cyber sector will benefit from a £4 million investment pledged by the government. Business Secretary Vince Cable announced news of this funding, being made available by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), at the US-UK Global Cyber Security...

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We’re finalists in the 2014 In-House Recruitment Awards!

Posted by Pamela Bustard on September 17, 2014

We’ve got some fantastic news to announce from The Insurance Octopus which we’re excited to share with you…Our company has been selected as a finalist in the ‘On-Boarding’ category in the 2014 In-House Recruitment Awards (IHRA)! This is even more rewarding for us in that...

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